M. Sc. (Botany)

Course Details

Master of Science in Botany is a branch of biology deals with plants that involves the scientific study of plant life. Botany covers a wide range of scientific disciplines concerned with the study of plants, algae and fungi including their structure, growth, reproduction, metabolism, development, disease, chemical properties, breeding and evolutionary relationship among taxonomic groups.

The course covers all the related topics of the study fields. Agriculture, Horticulture, Sericulture. Plant tissue culture all are the related sciences originated from Botany. The course is designed in a way so it will not only restricted to the theoretical knowledge but also impart practical knowledge as well.

Course duration is 2 years and the syllabus for the course is divided into 4 semesters. Being a PG Botany courses, the objective is to produce intellectual and proficient botanists, through enhancing the abilities and skills of students for application of botany theories and expertise in line problems faced by industry and nature farmers. This degree course opens many job scopes foe the candidates after its completion.

Eligibility and Seats Availability

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Fee Structure
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SN Particulars Sem-I Sem-II Sem-III Sem-IV
1 Admission fee INR 5,000/- - - -
2 Tuition Fee INR 22,500/- INR 22,500/- INR 22,500/- INR 22,500/-
Admission Process

Candidate seeking admission in M. Sc.(Botany) in Alpine Group of Institute in Dehradun must register online. On the basis of seat availability Alpine institute will send an admission offer letter to eligible candidates. Student has to visit campus with required documents and fee. Admission will be on pure basis of first come first serve.
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Important Dates
1 Events Dates
1 Admission Open Date 10th May 2018
2 Admission Last Date 31st July 2018

Career Prospects

A career in Botany might just be one of the most preferred careers in India. Botany as a subject is related to the study of plants and a career in it would mean studying in depth about fungi, algae, plants, diseases, growth, metabolism and structure between different groups. When planning a career in Botany, the job profile can include study of plants, research, working with industries, teaching, self employment, and being a part of many more fields.

A person who works in this field is called as a botanist. It will be the job of the botanist to study plant life along with finding solutions to problems related to that of forest and agriculture. There are also botanists who deal with space travel agriculture, artificial environments, hydroponics and various other interesting areas of research.

One can be a part of any reputed organization as a plant explorer, conservationist, ecologist, environment consultant, horticulturist, plant biochemist, nursery manager, genetics, molecular biologist, taxonomist, plant pathologist, environmental consultant and farming consultant.

Employment Areas
Few of the industries which one can work with are:
    In Private Sector:
  1. Drug Companies
  2. Nurseries
  3. Biotechnology Firms
  4. Food Companies
  5. Oil Industry
  6. Fruit Growers
  7. Seed Companies
  8. Chemical Companies
  9. Lumber or Paper Companies
  10. Biological Supply Houses
    In Government Sector-
  1. National Park Service
  2. Departments of Environmental Protection
  3. Departments of Conservation and Land Management
  4. Departments of Agriculture and Water)
  5. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services
  6. Nature Conservancy
  7. Public Health Service
  8. Environmental Protection Agency
  9. Smithsonian Institute
  10. Department of Agriculture
  11. Medical Plant Resources Laboratory
  12. Forest Service
Higher Education After M. Sc. (Botany)
  1. M.Phil.(Botany)
  2. Ph.D.(Botany)
  3. Post Doctorate positions after Ph.D. (Botany)
Job Opportunities
A M. Sc. Botany student can choose to be any of the following:
  1. Content Analyst - Botany
  2. Sales & Marketing Executive
  3. Area Business Manager - Bio-products
  4. Research Associate
  5. Trainee Medical Representative
  6. Medical Coder
  1. Diagnostic Specialist
  2. Clinical Data Analyst
  3. Biotech Marketing Executive
  4. Marketing Manager
  5. Teacher & Lecturer
  6. and many more...
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